Dr Caitlin Byrt

Research School of Biology

Caitlin Byrt is a Research School of Biology Australian Research Council Future Fellow.

She is investigating membrane transport proteins. These proteins are critical to all life, influence crop productivity and plant tolerance to environmental stress in challenging environments such as space.

Caitlin is co-founder and director of Membrane Transporter Engineers Pty Ltd, a company working on advancing the function of membrane separation technologies to enable the harvest of valuable resources from liquid wastes.